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Mighty No. 9 Delay Rumored, Publisher Declines to Comment

Mega Man designer's upcoming platformer may be pushed to 2016, according to product listings.


Mighty No. 9, the next game from Mega Man and Dead Rising designer Keiji Inafune, might be delayed.

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As spotted by NeoGAF, listings for the game at Amazon, GameStop, and Walmart have all been updated with a new 2016 placeholder date.

The game's digital pages, however, still show a release date of September 15, suggesting the delay only applies to physical versions of the platformer.

A representative for Saints Row and Dead Island company Deep Silver, which is publishing Mighty No. 9, declined to comment when approached by GameSpot.

Mighty No. 9 is in development for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, 3DS, and PC. In the game, you play as a robot named Beck who is the only one not infected by a mysterious virus that makes everyone else go crazy.

For lots more on Mighty No. 9, which we recently learned is getting its own live-action movie, be sure to read GameSpot's in-depth interview with Inafune.

In addition to Mighty No. 9, Inafune is working on a Mega Man spiritual successor and a new Xbox One exclusive.

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